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Providence and the Invention of American History

Sarah Koenig

Sarah Koenig traces the rise and fall of Protestant missionary Marcus Whitman’s legend, revealing two patterns in the development of American history. On the one hand is providential history, marked by the conviction that God is an...

June 29, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

A Writing Guide for Learners of Chinese

Qin Herzberg and Larry Herzberg with Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim and Jennifer Redmann

This guide is an easy way to add more writing practice to the intermediate Chinese curriculum, helping Chinese learners express themselves correctly on common everyday topics and for common social purposes. It is model based, process...

June 22, 2021, Paper, $37.50

Mathematical Models in the Biosciences I

Michael Frame

This book introduces mathematical modeling to bioscience students, with first semester calculus as the only prerequisite. It is the first of a two-part series exploring essential concepts of calculus in the context of biological...

June 22, 2021, Paper, $45.00

From Sarah to Sydney

The Woman Behind All-of-a-Kind Family

June Cummins; With Alexandra Dunietz

This is the first and only biography of Sydney Taylor (1904–1978), author of the award-winning All-of-a-Kind Family series of books, the first juvenile novels published by a mainstream publisher to feature Jewish children. The...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Yale French Studies, Number 139

Photography and the Body in Nineteenth-Century France

Edited by Anne E. Linton and Raisa Rexer

In its first issue on photography, this volume of Yale French Studies presents multiple avenues of interdisciplinary investigation designed to intersect and open up new areas of inquiry in the twenty-first century. These...

June 22, 2021, Paper, $65.00

The New World Written

Selected Poems

Maria Baranda; Translated from the Spanish; Edited by Paul Hoover

The poetry of María Baranda is a haunting homage to the natural world: transcendent in scope, attentive to the particular, and acutely aware of the mystery of being. Absorbed by nature’s otherness, Baranda seeks to inhabit the voices...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

The Italian Renaissance Altarpiece

Between Icon and Narrative

David Ekserdjian

The altarpiece is one of the most distinctive and remarkable art forms of the Renaissance period. It is difficult to imagine an artist of the time—whether painter or sculptor, major or minor—who did not produce at least one. Though...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $75.00

Daniel Cottier

Designer, Decorator, Dealer

Edited by Petra ten-Doesschate Chu and Max Donnelly with Andrew Montana and Suzanne Veldink

This book follows the phenomenal rise of Daniel Cottier (1838–91) from an apprentice coach painter in Glasgow to the founder of Cottier & Co., a fine and decorative arts business with branches on three continents. This gifted designer...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $50.00

Solving Public Problems

A Practical Guide to Fix Our Government and Change Our World

Beth Simone Noveck

The challenges societies face today, from inequality to climate change to systemic racism, cannot be solved with yesterday’s toolkit. Solving Public Problems shows how readers can take advantage of digital technology, data, and...

June 22, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Introduction to the Apocrypha

Jewish Books in Christian Bibles

Lawrence M. Wills

Challenging the way Christian and non-Christian readers think about the Apocrypha, this is an ambitious introduction to the deuterocanonical texts of the Christian Old Testaments. Lawrence Wills introduces these texts in their...

June 22, 2021, Paper, $38.00